Responsible Wine Vendor online training

If you are a manager at a food store that holds a wine license with the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC), you are required to be a Designated Manager in order to order wine for your food store. provides the training that you need in order to become a Designated Manager. You’re at the right place.

Tennessee Permitted Manager and Clerk Training Requirements

  • FOOD STORES (Grocery and Convenience)—Mangers ordering wine must be permitted. To become permitted these managers are required to take the Designated Manager Course Retail Food and Responsible Wine Vendor course annually. Sign up here
  • LIQUOR STORES – Only one manger is requited to be permitted. To become permitted this manager must take the Designated Manager Course Retail Package (Liquor) and the Responsible Wine Vendor Course annually. Sign up here
  • Anyone ringing a wine sale in a grocery or convenience store must be a certified Responsible Wine Vendor. This means they take the Responsible Wine Vendor Course annually.
  • Clerks in a liquor store must take the Responsible Wine Vendor course before their Blue Card expires. If they do not have a blue Card and are new, they have a 61 days grace period before the are required to have a certificate on file at their location.

Our courses are certified by the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission!

Delivery / Refund Policy

The courses are available immediately after purchase.
No refunds will be provided once you have started the course.
Please contact the TopShelf office if you are not sure which course you need.

Privacy Policy

The information requested by the application enables us to get you your proper certificates to submit to the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission. We will not sell or use your information in any way other than what is needed for this process. TopShelf Tech will only contact you in matters regarding your course.


Please feel free to contact us about pricing or any questions you have about the WIGS licensing process. We have a scale of pricing that starts with 21 or more employees.